Time and Language Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard in Windows 11


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Windows 11 includes a touch keyboard you can click/tap on to enter text. This can be handy if you have a PC with a touchscreen without a physical keyboard.

You can turn on or off to show the voice typing mic button key on the touch keyboard.

See also:

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off show the voice typing mic button on the touch keyboard for your account in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard using REG file


EXAMPLE: Touch Keyboard with and without showing voice typing mic button

Touch_keyboard_mic_button_on.jpg

Touch_keyboard_mic_button_off.jpg





Option One

Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Time & language on the left side, and click/tap on Typing on the right side. (see screenshot below)


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3 Click/tap on Touch keyboard to expand it open. (see screenshot below step 4)

4 Check (on - default) or uncheck (off) Show the voice typing mic button for what you want. (see screenshot below)

Typing_Settings-2.png

5 You can now close Settings if you like.




Option Two

Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you want.

2 Turn On Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_ON_show_voice_typing_mic_button_on_touch_keyboard.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Input\Settings]
"IsVoiceTypingKeyEnabled"=dword:00000001

3 Turn Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_OFF_show_voice_typing_mic_button_on_touch_keyboard.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Input\Settings]
"IsVoiceTypingKeyEnabled"=dword:00000000

4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink

 

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